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Ikstens (Ainars) collection
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The collection is comprised of printed matter relating primarily to the history of Latvia in the 20th century, with a few titles dating from the 1890s. Consisting largely of monographs, pamphlets, and serial issues, the collection contains a considerable number of publications issued by the Latvian Communist Party (Latvijas Komunistiskăs Partija or LKP), its youth wing (Latvijas Sociăldemokrătiskă Strădnieku Partija), and other associated organizations. There are also a few serial issues in the collection relating to the Latvian Social Democratic Workers Party (Latvijas Sociăldemokrătiskă Strădnieku Partija). In addition, there are monographs and pamphlets published when Latvia was part of the Soviet Union, as well as a number of publications emanating from the Latvian diaspora.
Riga art historian and bibliophile.
4 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (2.0 Linear Feet)
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The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.